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Feb 24, 2017, 09:00 ET Vail Resorts Announces Renewal Of Whistler Blackcomb Master Development Agreements

Agreements with the Province of British Columbia and Squamish and Lil'wat Nations Ensures Long-Term Certainty for Whistler Blackcomb Today...


Feb 21, 2017, 15:15 ET Tohono O'odham Nation Releases Video On Its Opposition To Proposed Border Wall

The Tohono O'odham Nation has released a video, "There's No O'odham Word for Wall," detailing its opposition to the fortified border wall...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:37 ET Investors Urge Banks to Support Re-routing Dakota Access Pipeline, Protect Water

A coalition of over 130 investors representing over $685 Billion in assets under management called on banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline...


Feb 15, 2017, 17:10 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Leadership Change

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (the "Authority" or "MTGA") today announced that President and CEO Robert Soper has resigned to pursue other...


Feb 09, 2017, 14:17 ET Final Showing of "Native Fashion Now" Exhibition Arrives at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York for Fashion Week

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York will host the final showing of the first...


Feb 07, 2017, 11:02 ET Casino Del Sol Wins First Place Tribal Spirit of Giving Award

On Feb. 1, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and their enterprise, Casino Del Sol, was recognized with a first-place honor for their Employee Tribal Cultural...


Feb 06, 2017, 17:00 ET Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Announces 2nd Annual National Leadership Development Conference

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures is proud to announce the second annual National Leadership Development Conference is coming to Grand Casino Hinckley...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:03 ET Despite Modest Gains, Women and Minorities See Little Change in Representation on Fortune 500 Boards

Boardroom diversity in Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies has increased for women and certain minority groups, according to the "Missing Pieces...


Feb 01, 2017, 07:30 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Operating Results

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in...


Jan 30, 2017, 09:00 ET New Deadlines and a Successful Closure in Sight for the Historic Cobell Settlement; New Horizon Emerging for Indian Education

The following statement is being issued by The Garden City Group, LLC ("GCG") regarding the Cobell Settlement. The US District Court for the...


Jan 27, 2017, 16:01 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Invites You to Join Its First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Operating Results Conference Call

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast regarding its first quarter fiscal 2017...


Jan 23, 2017, 13:10 ET FFEU Celebrates Diversity Of 115th Congress

The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding will host its biennial Congressional reception welcoming the new ethnic members of Congress on Tuesday,...


Jan 20, 2017, 12:56 ET Acoma Pueblo, a Native American Tribe, and Bright Green Group of Companies sign 25-year business agreement

Acoma Pueblo Governor Kurt Riley and the Tribal Council of the Acoma Pueblo, a Native American Tribe, have entered into a 25-year business...


Jan 19, 2017, 19:44 ET First Native American Elected to Chair Clean Elections

The Citizens Clean Elections Commission announced that Commissioner Steve M. Titla was selected to serve as the Commission's Chairman for...


Jan 19, 2017, 09:10 ET Center for Native American Youth to Honor American Indian and Alaska Native Youth Leaders in Washington, DC

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), a policy program at the Aspen Institute, will introduce the fifth class of CNAY Champions for Change...


Jan 18, 2017, 06:15 ET Joy Harjo and Valorie Johnson Join the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Board of Directors

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) announced that it has added Valorie Johnson, a consultant, lifelong human rights activist and former...


Jan 17, 2017, 20:00 ET Fort Sill Apache Tribe files motion to compel the NIGC to comply with a United States District Court Order

Today, the Fort Sill Apache Tribe filed a motion to compel the National Indian Gaming Commission to comply with an Order of the United States...


Jan 17, 2017, 10:27 ET CEC Presents Native American Treatment Program At Winter ACA Conference

Community Education Centers Inc. (CEC) will be presenting a workshop regarding the company's Native American Treatment program at the upcoming...


Jan 17, 2017, 08:00 ET Health Warrior Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Support the Tarahumara Tribe in Mexico's Copper Canyons

Health Warrior, a food and movement brand that delivers nutrient-dense superfoods in radically convenient forms, announces a Kickstarter campaign...


Jan 15, 2017, 18:00 ET La Asociación Nacional de Concesionarios Automotrices de Minorías y IHS Markit redefinen el poder de los compradores multiculturales de automóviles con la segunda edición anual de los Premios al Liderazgo de Ventas de Diversidad

La ceremonia de los Segundos Premios Anuales al Liderazgo de Ventas de Diversidad (Premios DVL) mostró el tremendo impacto que los compradores de...


Jan 14, 2017, 10:48 ET National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers and IHS Markit Redefine the Power of Multicultural Automotive Buyers with the Second Annual Diversity Volume Leadership Awards

The Second Annual Diversity Volume Leadership Awards (DVL Awards) ceremony showed the tremendous impact that ethnic car buyers have on the economy...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:27 ET Communities coast-to-coast plan events for National Day of Racial Healing in United States on Jan. 17

Communities across the country are planning a wide-range of events to highlight the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The day's...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:00 ET ChicagoMSDC and Allstate to Present Historic Supply Chain Diversity Conference

Today, the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (ChicagoMSDC) announced Allstate will be the presenting sponsor for the 50th Annual...


Jan 10, 2017, 14:30 ET Remarkable progress made reducing kidney failure from diabetes in Native American populations

Federal data show diabetes-related kidney failure among Native American adults (American Indians/Alaskan Natives) decreased 54 percent between 1996...


Dec 28, 2016, 13:30 ET Native Trails Celebrates 15th Anniversary Of Cultural Traditions In Scottsdale

Experience the rich and varied cultures of Native American nations through storytelling, song and dance during the 15th anniversary of Native...